An alumna of the Kansas City Art Institute, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and the California College of the Arts, Vicki Bethel has settled in Atlanta after living in 17 states. Her work draws on observation, meditation, and repetition, interweaving collage, text, painting, textiles, papermaking, photography, sculpture, and installation. In recent years, she has ventured into outdoor site-specific installations. Her work is in public, private, and corporate collections and has shown in exhibitions in the United States and Europe.